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Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing

  Artificial intelligence (AI) has the power to transform manufacturing. It is still early in its implementation and particularly in scaled deployment. Still, more and more manufacturers are discovering that they can plan, manage, and improve processes and productivity throughout their enterprise by leveraging artificial intelligence. A recent MIT survey revealed that 62% of manufacturers […]

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Make-To-Order: The Future of Supply Chain

  Many organizations find that their customers want more than just off-the-shelf products. Customers are asking for the ability to order products that are customized for their needs. This customer demand coupled with supply chain disruptions and a need to drive down costs has prompted many manufacturers to consider a make-to-order (MTO) production strategy. The MTO […]

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Are You Ready for a Recall?

  Thousands of products are recalled every year, and they impact every industry. They are a fact of life that manufacturing companies continually face. The chance that a recall will hit your company is high. How do you reduce your risk? Continual process improvement is a significant way a company can reduce its recall risk. […]

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WECUG Presentation: Achieving Successful Sales & Operation Planning

It was great to connect in-person at the QAD West Coast User Group Fall 2021 Conference. Thanks to all who stopped by our booth and attended Don Lindsey’s presentation, Achieving Successful Sales & Operation Planning (see below for a video of the presentation). Don also attended the QAD Reconnect event at the conference and can be […]

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Webinars for You in 2022!

  We’ve been busy planning webinar topics for 2022 and have a great line-up for you! We’ve not yet firmed updates and times but will be doing so as time grows nearer. Watch your inbox for timing. If you’re not signed up to receive webinar invitations from us, you can join our mailing list below. Make-To-Order: […]

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Data Loaders Help Ransomware Attack Recovery

  The large-scale ransomware attack of primarily small businesses in July 2020 has made small and medium businesses (SMBs) aware of how debilitating such an attack can be. A recent report of the leading causes of ransomware attacks reports that phishing is the most common cause of ransom attacks. This chart from Statista shows the […]

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Practical Steps for Successful Upgrades

  Many companies who use QAD are preparing for or considering an upgrade to QAD 2020 Adaptive ERP version. We thought we would offer these steps that ensure a successful upgrade experience. Bring All Your Stakeholders on Board You’ll want to get feedback and buy-in from everyone affected by the upgrade, both internal and external. […]

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Data Loaders and the QAD 2020 Upgrade

  QAD announced their new Adaptive ERP 2020 update last year, saying this latest version “enhances our customers’ ability to boost business intelligence, innovation, and agility that effectively address the increasing pace of change companies face today.” Here are some of the highlights of the QAD Adaptive ERP 2020 update: Added tools that help to […]

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Hope to See You at MWUG and WECUG this Fall!

It will be great to finally see you all in person when we attend the MWUG Fall 2021 Conference, September 19-21 in Dearborn, Michigan. We’ll have a booth there, so please stop by. And, Don Linsey will present How QAD’s Production Orders Can Benefit Your Manufacturing Process on Monday, September 20 at the conference. Don will outline Production Order functionality, introduced […]

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Take the Pain out of QAD Customization!

If you have customized system maintenance programs in your QAD system — or if you are planning t0—make sure you talk to us. QAD ERP is a packaged software like any other ERP system, built to satisfy manufacturing needs across many industries. However, you may discover that one-size-fits-all ERP does not COMPLETELY satisfy the needs of your company. Customizing QAD gives […]

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